The World in Pictures: Best of Offbeat

Korean tourists visits Tianchi, also know as Heaven Lake, at Changbai mountain in northeast China's Jilin province. (AFP)

Yuan Zai, the first Taiwan-born baby panda, climbs inside its enclosure at the Taipei City Zoo. Yuan Zai, who weighed 180 grams (6.35 ounces) at birth, now weighs about 14 kilos (31 lbs) and make made her anticipated public debut as she turned six months old. (AFP)

A man stands in the back of a car as carry their cows to evacuated through an area covered by ash following a further eruption of the Mount Sinabung in Karo District, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The number of displaced persons has increased to 20,000 in Western Indonesia as Mount Sinabung continues to spew ash and smoke after several eruptions since September. Eleven deaths have now been recorded as a result of the eruptions with hundreds more falling ill. Officials expect the number of evacuees to rise as volcanic activity remains high. (Photo by Getty Images)

Hot lava runs down Mount Sinabung from a lava dome in Karo District, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The number of displaced persons has increased to 20,000 in Western Indonesia as Mount Sinabung continues to spew ash and smoke after several eruptions since September. Eleven deaths have now been recorded as a result of the eruptions with hundreds more falling ill. Officials expect the number of evacuees to rise as volcanic activity remains high. (Photo by Getty Images)

A waste picker collects recyclables in front of a street party thrown one block away from Rio's main red light district, Vila Mimosa. (Photo by Getty Images)

Members of the Public Safety System, or the community police of Guerrero state, march to commemorate the first anniversary of their foundation in Ayutla de los Libres, Guerrero state. (REUTERS)

Dustin Brown of Germany serves during a practice session ahead of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Getty Images)

A man cools off by jumping into Auckland's Viaduct Harbour at Wynyard Wharf. (Photo by Getty Images)

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